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control. his car flipping in the accident, killing his teammate, jerry brown. it's the second time in a week there's been a tragedy involving an nfl player. abc news reporter chuck southeast son has the details. >> early saturday morning josh brent was speeding on a service road in a dallas suburb when his car hit a curb and flipped. >> when our officers arrived on scene, mr. brent was removing or dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. i should also point out that the vehicle actually did catch on fire. >> the passenger, brent's cowboys's teammate, 25-year-old jerry brown, was pronounced dead at the hospital. brent was initially arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after failing a sobriety test and of a brown died the charge was updated to intoxication manslaughter. cowboys owner jerry jones issued a statement saying we are deeply sad end by the news of this accident and the passing of jerry brown. at this time our hearts and prayers and deepest sympathies are with the members of jerry's family and all of those who knew him and loved him. incident comes one week after kansas city c
. the forecast says the new tax revenues ungovernor brown's prop 30, will slow -- under governor brown's prop 30 will slow economic growth but not derail recovery. the jobless rate in california should average 10.5% by the end of the year. it should improve to 9.7% in 2013 and fall further to 8.4 in 2014. one other note of good news, u.s. banks seeing best profits in six years and are therefore leaning more freely. katie marzullo, -- lending more freely. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> president obama speaks to business leaders this morning over how to avoid the fiscal cliff. currently no plans for congressional leaders to meet with the president at the white house. if no deal is reaped by year's end everyone's taxes will go up and massive cuts will take place, affecting defense and social spending. >>> when we came in this morning, just mist and drizzle. >> i hardly had to use my wipers. that is changing for a lot of folks. >> it is. right now as you look at our roof cam, nice batch of light to moderate rain falling now over the embarcadero. not so heavy we can see the ferry building and the bay
brown's nixing of the contract it is a renewal of the pricey deal. the chronicle reports over the last four years they spent $8 million on public relations much of it going to the same consultants. the communications team was billing the state at rates topping out at $160 an hour for each member. they put together two web sites and conducted media tours of the new pbay bridge project. they want to build a new job center but the plan to pay for it is a sellout for the community. that is because the money would come from revenues generated by a billboard another the toll plaza. >> time right now is 5:34 the founder of domino's pizza. they are looking at mandatory contraception coverage as a new hept care law. he says contraception is a quote bravely immoral practice. domino's pizza offers health insurance that excludes contraception and apportions for its employees. the new federal health law requires employers to offer insurance that includes contraception or risk fines. so monahan is wanting a judge to strike down that mandate. >> if you have trouble catching a cab now we have an app f
golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. [ female announcer ] go from zero to pizza in just 60 seconds with totino's pizza rolls and grab a bite of snack-defying, satisfying... because pizza...never...misses. it's on. let's roll. >> welcome back, everybody. good saturday morning. it is 5:39 on this rainy morning. you are looking live at the golden gate bridge. the traffic light at this hour obviously but the roads are slick as you can well see and as you well experienced yesterday. lisa argen will have your full forecast coming up this a little bit so you know how to plan your saturday. >>> the man who wrote the best selling book "the kite runner" lives in the bay area and he's asking for help for homeless afghan refugees. he's encouraging people to learn about people who lived in a country much different than america but have the same hopes and dreams. jerrell jennings has our story. >> you are looking at video of afghanistan where the author was born. these images are from the foundation's website. he lives in sa
was nominate ford a grammy for a children's album. and jackson brown and bishop are on the latest cd. he created an outreach program and brought latin consult tower hawaii and got a lesson in hawaiian tradition. >> we need to do a better job of integrating people and getting them to talk to each other. >> the group, united states artist, have given eugene a $50,000 fellowship grant for artistic excellence. for their christmas show the parking lot will be turned into a little bethlehem. in san pablo, abc7 news. >>> wal-mart is sponsoring an easy way for you to play santa claus and help hundreds of bay area low income kids this holiday season. today participating wal-mart stores are hosting a fill the truck toy drive in conjunction with the salvation army. they will be there to accept donations for the one-day toy drive. as we get closer to christmas, all toys collected will be distributed in the bay area by the salvation army. also mark your calendars for the abc7 share your holiday food drive. it's next wednesday, december 12th. meet the abc7 news team as we broadcast live from around th
seat becomes available. scott brown may run in the special election. ambassador rice has been embroid l briomd in controversy over the terrorist attacks in benghazi. she told nbc that is why she is stepping aside. >> i didn't want to see a confirmation process that was very prolonged, very politicized and very distracting. >> other openings, secretary of defense. kerry's name was floated for the job but chuck hagel who became the critic of the iraq war has the edge. john brennan and mike morale are considered the top contenders. president obama has accepted her decision and meeting with her in private. >> eric: new this morning, a federal court will hear barry bonds will hear his obstruction of justice conviction. they have set oral arguments for february 13th. last year a jury convicted bonds of one felony obstruction count for giving an evasive answer when he was asked whether he received drugs that required a syringe. bonds lawyers argue the answer was accurate and was not meant to obstruct justice. >> the city of san francisco is asking to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the nudity ba
was passioned in the state legislature and signed by governor jerry brown. the court blocked the law until it came here on whether the law is constitutional. >> the last weekend before christmas shopping frenzy is under way, retailers are trying something new, we're talking about 24-hour sales. tomas ramon found an example at macy's. >> all the last minute, i got a few to go but i'm close. >> he is last minute shopper who came to the mall. they all have enticement to procrastinateders like humphrey. there is some things that are 50-75% before one is offering shopping and sales is macy's. they are staying open for a full 48 hours from 7:00 a.m. friday to 7:00 a.m. sunday. the idea so to make sure they can find a store open. it worries frank. >> i am concerned about who they are going to have come in at 3:00 in the morning and shop. that is kind of crazy. >> 57 macy's stores will stay open until christmas eve. bridge point shopping center, toys are us will stay open 24 hours until 10:00 p.m. christmas eve. that may seem excessive to some but he says it works for him. >> it's nice to be open
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